Crime

Federal judge rejects plea deal for Ahmaud Arbery’s murderers

Federal judge rejects plea deal for Ahmaud Arbery’s murderers

A federal judge has rejected a plea deal that would have averted a hate crimes trial for two of the men convicted of murdering Ahmaud Arbery, the 25-year-old Black man who was chased by three white men and fatally shot in a Georgia neighborhood while he was jogging two years ago. US district Judge Lisa Godbey…

Insulate Britain protesters face court over alleged injunction breach

Insulate Britain protesters face court over alleged injunction breach

More than a dozen Insulate Britain protesters are due to appear at the High Court after allegedly breaching an injunction aimed at curbing the group’s climate change protests. The protest group began a wave of demonstrations in September last year which included blocking the M25 and other roads in London including around Parliament, as well as roads in Birmingham, Manchester and around the Port of…